Totally Tropical

We all need a bit of colourful whimsy during these warm summer days, and my tropical Bunting certainly fits the bill.  I was completely self indulgent with this design, I just made exactly what I would love to have hanging in my garden. I just need to persuade Mr T to organise a summer party, so we can fill the garden with colour, friends and … Continue reading Totally Tropical

New Design: Kid’s Cardigan

Well, just look at this little cutie! I am so thrilled with the photography and styling of my latest project for Inside Crochet magazine – as always Claire Montgomerie  really knows how to show off a simple design. The Merienda cardigan pattern comes in sizes 54cm – 72cm and is suitable for beginners who have mastered basic stitches, increasing and decreasing. The vibrant colours are … Continue reading New Design: Kid’s Cardigan

From the Archive: Wallace Washcloths

This one is a real blast from the past! One of my very first published designs, these appeared in Issue 34 of Inside Crochet magazine. I had completely forgotten about them, until I unearthed the original samples in a box under the bed (never be surprised by what lurks under the bed)! I’ve decided to share the original patterns with you here for free. They … Continue reading From the Archive: Wallace Washcloths

In Print

I’m a bit behind with sharing photos of my latest work in print. So here’s a quick round up of my latest designs for Inside Crochet (also huge thanks to the IC team for giving my book a lovely mention this month). In issue 74 I had a feature published on the art of mending, which featured this gorgeous floral elbow patch and floral cuff. … Continue reading In Print

New Published Pattern: Linoleum Cowl

More exciting news this week – the new edition of Inside Crochet arrived and my latest design using Eden Cottage Yarns beautiful 4 ply is featured on the cover. The Linoleum Cowl was inspired by a photo on Instagram of an old floor, I loved the vivid yellows and oranges and thought they would be a great combination for a “mid century” inspired accessory. I … Continue reading New Published Pattern: Linoleum Cowl

Time to Celebrate

Issue 64 of Inside Crochet is now on sale, as always I cannot choose my favourite project from this issue, Claire Montgomerie’s Aster Wrap is beautiful (I’m loving the colour). Can’t you just imagine a summer evening, watching the sun go down with this elegant wrap covering your shoulders? I’m also thrilled to say that I have a feature in this issue on the subject … Continue reading Time to Celebrate